About Beihang University
Beihang University (formerly Beijing Institute of Aeronautics) or BUAA for short, was founded on October 25, 1952 out of the merger of the aeronautical departments of Tsinghua University, Beiyang University, Amoy (Xiamen) University, Sichuan University, Yunnan University, Northwest Institute of Technology, College of Engineering, North China University, and Southwest Aeronautical Institute. It is now affiliated to the Ministry of Industry and Information. Since the school was founded, BUAA has been a university under national key construction. After 60 years of construction and development, the school basically forms the core competitiveness of research-oriented university, its internal cohesion and influence in domestic and overseas have an obvious improvement, which ascends in the first phalanx of domestic high-level universities. The school provides various disciplines, and characterized by teaching feature. The university now consists of 33 Schools covering 10 disciplines. BUAA now has 2,866 faculties and staffs teaching 32,157 students.
Being capital of the People's Republic of China, it is the nation's political, economic, cultural, educational and international trade and communication center. Located in northern China, close to the port city of Tianjin and partially surrounded by Hebei Province, it also serves as the most important transportation hub and port of entry. As one of the six ancient cities in China, it has been the heart and soul of politics and society throughout its long history and consequently there is an unparalleled wealth of discovery to delight and intrigue travelers as they explore the city's ancient past and exciting modern development. Now it has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with about 140 million Chinese tourists and 4.4 million international visitors in a year.
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